5 Ways to Make the World STOP & LISTEN to You
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5 Ways to Make the World
STOP & LISTEN to You
*The College Student Mindset for Career Preparation and Success. Barnes & Noble College and Why Millenials Matter. http://www.bncollege.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Millennial%20Survey%20Report_FINAL914.pdf
90% of students consider communication skills
most important AND an area for improvement*
With practice, you can become a leader
that speaks authentically and powerfully.
Nobody has time to beat around the bush. Cut to the point.
Being over prepared might even be better.
This refers to any conversations, speeches, or interviews.
Be informed about local and relevant current events.
Have a few stories in the back of your mind for reference.
Be ready to talk about anything!
You want to be someone that is easy to talk to, especially in a professional environment.
It takes a while to master the skill of holding a conversation
with a person you just met.
Try to nd something you have in common and listen closely
to what they are saying.
4BE AWARE OF
Only 7% of communication involves words.
55% is visual(body language, eye contact).
38% is vocal(pitch, speed, volume, tone of voice).*
*Gallo, Carmine (2007, February 14). Body Language: A Key to Success in the Workplace. Retrieved from http:// nance.yahoo.com/news/pf_article_102425.html
4The lessons that Ive learned about
rst impressions through auditioning has de nitely prepared me for the professional world. People can make assumptions about
you the moment you step into the roomyour age, past experiences, work ethic.
I purposely stand tall to give o con dence and
Brianna Mercado, Professional Dancer and Motivational Speaker
The worlds best leaders and communicators have
strong body language: a commanding presence that re ects con dence,
competence, and charisma.
The most important thing is to be YOU.
Know yourselfyour values, goals, and dreams
and speak from the heart.
Communication is a skill that takes A LOT of practice.
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